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Here to stay: Isko Moreno declares Arroceros as ‘permanent forest park’

Mar 03, 2020 - 4:55 PM

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno even plans on expanding the Arroceros Forest Park, as part of his vision of building a Green City in Manila’s Lawton area

MANILA'S LAST LUNG. The park could soon see more trees being planted, with support from the local government. Photo by Iya Forbes

The protectors of Manila's last lung

Aug 21, 2019 - 6:00 PM

With support from Manila's mayor, Arroceros Forest Park is safe for the first time in a long time – a huge relief for its protectors, who have spent the better part of the last two decades fighting to keep it alive

IN PHOTOS: An afternoon stroll inside Arroceros Forest Park

Aug 10, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said in July that he wants to expand the forest park, also called the last lung of Manila

MANILA'S LAST LUNG. Arroceros Forest Park is one of the few green spaces in the busy capital of Manila. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Isko Moreno to expand Arroceros Forest Park

Jul 30, 2019 - 10:53 AM

(UPDATED) 'We will plant more trees,' says Manila Mayor Isko Moreno

EXPANDED PARK. Manila Mayor Isk Moreno shows the proposed plan to expand Arroceros Park on July 30, 2019. Photo from Manila Public Information Office

Isko Moreno: No to building of gym in Arroceros Forest Park

May 18, 2019 - 8:50 PM

'It will be retained as Arroceros park, full of trees that help us breathe better,' says Manila City mayor-elect Isko Moreno Domagoso

NO TO A GYM. Isko Moreno says he will oppose the building of a gymnasium at the Arroceros Forest Park because he suspects that it will be turned into a cock-fighting arena. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The other Manila

Jun 24, 2013 - 8:25 AM

On the occasion of Araw ng Maynila we remember the city s vivid past

LA CALZADA DE MANILA. The present Bonifacio Drive, the Calzada was to the Manila of 1860 what Hyde Park was to London, the Champs Elysées to Paris, and the Maidan to Calcutta. It was the afternoon gathering place of Manila’s world of fashion. Twice a week, a native band gave concerts for the promenaders.